Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm PST
of energy says increase faster than expected this year. in san bruno j.r. stone kron here's what bay area drivers now. in san francisco, $4.08, in san jose, $4.02. and in oakland $3.99. a developing story tonight. the carnival triumph is on its way to the shipyard for repairs. this comes after an engine fire left the cruise ship without power. drifting in the gulf of mexico for days. as sandra endo reports. investigators are trying to figure what sparked what many are calling the "cruise from hell." the crippled carnival triumph received one more tow to undergo repairs and a clean-up in mobile. hours after the final passengers got off the ship headed anywhere but back to the stinking vessel where they were trapped for days. investigators are also trying to figure out how the engine fire started. >> "i wouldn't say it was a big fire but fire is hard to classify. all you need is one fire in the wrong location and it could be as bad as a huge fire." carnival says the fire broke out last sunday in an engine room towards the rear of the ship containing several of the vessel's six engines. >> "
Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
, and growing the economy by investing in education, boosting clean energy production and reducing the deficit in ways that don't burden seniors, the middle class or the poor it's the president's belief that reducing the deficit must be a balanced approach. one that includes spending cuts and increased revenues. that's why he's expected to talk taxes and those automatic across the board spending cuts, now expected to hit in march and the president will discuss the need to raise the debt ceiling as well. gun control is another key reason to watch the speech since we expect the president to continue his push for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons relatives of numerous victims of gun violence, plus victims themselves have been invited to the speech and are expected to be in the house gallery. in fact, the family of a chicago teenager who was shot to death last months will sit with the first lady. and if gun control and the economy don't peak your interest. the president is also expected to talk immigration reform, which incudes a pathway to citizenship for 11 million illegal
Feb 16, 2013 8:00pm PST
>> reporter: reporter appear the end is in site. some say prices may not peak department of energy says that prices are likely to increase faster than expected this year. in san bruno j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> over the past few years. bart has seen its ridership numbers rise dramatically. to accommodate the large crowds. the agency is now considering renovating two of san francisco's busiest kron 4's charles clifford shows us what could be in store. >> reporter: on an average day, more than bart. on special event days, such as the giants world series celebration, ridership can exceed 500,000 people. the two busiest stations in san francsico are the embarcadero and montgomery platforms, which can be shoulder to shoulder during rush hour. because ridership is expected to keep going up and because small problems at either of these station can back up the entire system, bart is considering making substantial alterations the changes could include adding more elevators, stairways, and possibly putting in sliding glass doors to control flows onto and off of trains. they may also dig new tunne